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The calculator on the page is designed to estimate an individual's ideal weight based on their height. It uses the Lorenc formula, which is a widely used equation to calculate the estimated healthy weight range for a person based on their height. The formula takes into account that taller individuals generally weigh more than shorter individuals with the same body composition.
To use the calculator, the user inputs their height and the calculator provides the ideal weight range based on the Lorenc formula. It is important to note that this formula is just an estimation and is not a definitive measure of an individual's ideal weight. Other factors such as muscle mass, body fat percentage, and overall health should also be considered when determining a healthy weight range.
The Lorenc formula was developed by the epidemiologist J. Lorenc and it is based on data from large population studies. The formula is still widely used today and provides a quick and easy way to estimate a healthy weight range for an individual based on their height. However, it is always best to consult a doctor or a healthcare professional to determine a person's ideal weight, taking into account their individual health status and other factors.
The formula itself: